Cranes falls to Zimbabwe in 2-0 Harare defeat


Uganda Cranes head coach Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic will re-organise his team between now and Saturday’s before taking on Botswana in the 2017 AFCON qualifiers.

Micho’s team fell 2-0 to Zimbabwe in a friendly match played in Harare on Tuesday afternoon.

Both goals were scored by Tennage Hadebe in the first half.

Melvyn Lorenzen was given his debut chance to don the Uganda Cranes shirt and he was very impressive in the game.

Cranes will continue with their preparation in Zimbabwe before traveling to Botswana on Friday morning.

Tonny Mawejje, Khalid Aucho, Joseph Ochaya, Edris Lubega, Erisa Ssekisambu and Davis Kasirye were used in the second half.

Cranes XI vs Zimbabwe:

Robert Odongkara (GK), Denis Iguma, Godfrey Walusimbi, Isaac Isinde, Murushid Juuko, Hassan Wasswa, Luwagga Kizito, Yassar Mugerwa, Geoffrey Massa (Capt), Lorenzen Melvyn, Emmanuel Okwi


Denis Onyango, Joseph Ochaya, Aucho Khalid, Tony Mawejje, Edris Lubega, Erisa Sekisambu and Davis Kasirye

Botswana vs Uganda

Saturday 4th June, 2016

Time: 4pm in at Francistown stadium, Botswana (5pm EAST)

The match officials are;

Victor Miguel de Freitas Gomes -Referee

Zakhele Thusi Siwela -Assistant Referee I

Mothibidi Stevens Khumalo-Assistant Referee II

Kulasande Qongqo-Reserve referee

Match Commissioner: An Yan Lim Kee Chong- Mauritius


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